George III, 1816 Sixpence, MS63
Last or New Coinage, 1816-20.
Obverse: King's laureate bust to the right, (George the Third by the Grace of God King of the Britains Defender of the Faith).
Engraver: Benedetto Pistrucci 1784-1855.
Legend: GEOR: III D: G: BRITT: REX F: D:
Reverse: Crowned arms within order chain.
Engraver: Thomas Wyon
Legend: HONI·SOIT·Q MAL·Y·PENSE· (Shame on he who thinks evil of it).
Catalogue: Spink# 3791, KM# 665.
Silver, 0.925, 0.0841 oz. ASW, 19mm, 0.5mm thick.
Graded by PCGS MS 63, exceptional tone, very attractive example.
Verify code: 46295511.